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              Books by George Dyson

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              Analogia: The Entangled Destinies of Nature, Human Beings and Machines
                

              Analogia: The Entangled Destinies of Nature, Human Beings and Machines (Paperback)

              By Dyson, George

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                28 Jul 22
              ISBN 9780141975436
              Released NZ 28 Jul 2022
              Publisher Penguin
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              Analogia: The Entangled Destinies of Nature, Human Beings and Machines

              Analogia: The Entangled Destinies of Nature, Human Beings and Machines (Hardback)

              By Dyson, George

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              In Analogia, technology historian George Dyson presents a startling look back at the analog age and life before the digital revolution and an unsettling vision of what comes next.

              ISBN 9781846147449
              Released NZ 17 Nov 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe

              Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe (Paperback)

              By Dyson, George

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              In 1945 a small group of brilliant engineers and mathematicians gathered at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, determined to build a computer that would make Alan Turing's theory of a 'universal machine' reality. This bok is the story behind how the PC, ipod, smartpho...ne and almost every aspect of modern life came into being.
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              ISBN 9780141015903
              Released NZ 24 Apr 2013
              Publisher Penguin
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              Series Penguin Press Science
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              Analogia: The Emergence of Technology Beyond Programmable Control
                

              Analogia: The Emergence of Technology Beyond Programmable Control (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Dyson, George

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                17 Aug 21

              In Analogia, technology historian George Dyson presents a startling look back at the analog age and life before the digital revolution--and an unsettling vision of what comes next. In 1716, the philosopher and mathematician Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz spent eight days taking the cu...re with Peter the Great at Bad Pyrmont in Saxony, seeking to initiate a digitally-computed takeover of the world. In his classic books, Darwin Among the Machines and Turing's Cathedral, Dyson chronicled the realization of Leibniz's dream at the hands of a series of iconoclasts who brought his ideas to life. Now, in his pathbreaking new book, Analogia, he offers a chronicle of people who fought for the other side--the Native American leader Geronimo and physicist Leo Szilard, among them--a series of stories that will change our view not only of the past but also of the future. The convergence of a startling historical archaeology with Dyson's unusual personal story--set alternately in the rarified world of cutting-edge physics and computer science, in Princeton, and in the rainforest of the Northwest Coast--leads to a prophetic vision of an analog revolution already under way. We are, Dyson reveals, on the cusp of a new moment in human history, driven by a generation of machines whose powers are beyond programmable control. Includes black-and-white illustrations
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              ISBN 9781250798725
              Released NZ 17 Aug 2021
              Publisher Picador
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              Evening Service in C minor
               

              Evening Service in C minor (Sheet music / Other, Vocal score)

              By (composer) Dyson, George

              Suitable for unison voices with organ accompaniment.

              ISBN 9780193515062
              Released NZ 11 Sep 1924
              Publisher Oxford University Press
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              Twelve Easy Pieces/Six Sketches: Easier Piano Pieces 64
               

              Twelve Easy Pieces/Six Sketches: Easier Piano Pieces 64 (Sheet music / Other)

              By (composer) Stanford, Charles Villiers; Dyson, George

              This album combines two sets of pieces for beginners at the piano by Sir George Dyson and Sir Charles Villiers Stanford. Both notable teachers, these tuneful pieces are particularly well written for young players and will help develop and extend the pianist's technique.

              ISBN 9781854723567
              Released NZ 29 Jun 1989
              Publisher Associated Board of the Royal
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Easier Piano Pieces (Abrsm)
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              Darwin Among the Machines
                

              Darwin Among the Machines (Paperback)

              By Dyson, George

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              Describes a fresh viewpoint of the emerging relationship between nature and machines.

              ISBN 9780718194574
              Released NZ 1 Mar 2012
              Publisher Penguin
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              Analogia: The Emergence of Technology Beyond Programmable Control
               

              Analogia: The Emergence of Technology Beyond Programmable Control (Hardback)

              By Dyson, George

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              In Analogia, technology historian George Dyson presents a startling look back at the analog age and life before the digital revolution--and an unsettling vision of what comes next --

              ISBN 9780374104863
              Released NZ 18 Aug 2020
              Publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr
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              Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe
               

              Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Dyson, George

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              It is possible to invent a single machine which can be used to compute any computable sequence, twenty-four-year-old Alan Turing announced in 1936. In Turing's Cathedral, George Dyson focuses on a small group of men and women, led by John von Neumann at the Institute for Advanced... Study in Princeton, New Jersey, who built one of the first computers to realize Alan Turing's vision of a Universal Machine. Their work would break the distinction between numbers that mean things and numbers that do things--and our universe would never be the same. Using five kilobytes of memory (the amount allocated to displaying the cursor on a computer desktop of today), they achieved unprecedented success in both weather prediction and nuclear weapons design, while tackling, in their spare time, problems ranging from the evolution of viruses to the evolution of stars. Dyson's account, both historic and prophetic, sheds important new light on how the digital universe exploded in the aftermath of World War II. The proliferation of both codes and machines was paralleled by two historic developments: the decoding of self-replicating sequences in biology and the invention of the hydrogen bomb. It's no coincidence that the most destructive and the most constructive of human inventions appeared at exactly the same time. How did code take over the world? In retracing how Alan Turing's one-dimensional model became John von Neumann's two-dimensional implementation, Turing's Cathedral offers a series of provocative suggestions as to where the digital universe, now fully three-dimensional, may be heading next.
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              ISBN 9781400075997
              Released NZ 11 Dec 2012
              Publisher Random House
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              Series Vintage
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